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CSA Opportunities, Casey Farm (Part-time)

Employment Opportunity

Classification: Seasonal/part-time

Location: Casey Farm, Saunderstown, R.I.

Casey Farm is a USDA-Certified Organic historic farm owned by Historic New England. We have 8 acres in fruit and vegetable production for a weekly farmer’s market, local restaurants, and a 175-member weekly CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program.

We are currently seeking the following employees to join our hard working team:

  1. CSA Share Pickup Attendant
    • Up to 20 hours per week (Tuesdays and Fridays ~11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.) starting ASAP through October.
    • Responsible for washing/displaying produce for CSA pickup, as well as being available during pickup to answer questions, facilitate the pickup process and re-stock as needed, and closing up the farm at the end of pickup.
    • Hourly wage is $12.50 paid biweekly.
    • This is usually one position but in this unusual year, we would consider splitting it into two depending on candidate’s availability.
  2. CSA Workshare
    • Experience with farming or horticulture work is not required.
    • Work shares receive a full CSA share of vegetables every week ($700 value) in exchange for committing to work one scheduled 4-hour weekly shift throughout the 20-week season (June-October)
    • Work with farm hands in the field performing tasks such as planting, weeding, harvesting, and preparing produce for CSA pickup and weekly farmer’s market.
    • Shifts include: Tuesday or Friday mornings (7:00-11:00 a.m.) to help with harvest, as well as Saturday field crew (8:00 a.m.-noon) during the Coastal Growers Farmers Market.

Qualifications for all positions

If interested, please email [email protected] to schedule an interview.

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.